Uncharted Waters: Intellectual Life in the Edo Period, Essays in Honour of W.j. Boot

ISBN-10: 9004216731

ISBN-13: 9789004216730

Edition: 2012

List price: $146.00
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List price: $146.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Brill Academic Pub
Binding: Cloth Text 
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Preface
"Met vriendschappelijke groet"
Introduction: Aspects of intellectual life in Edo Japan
Intellectual Networks
Entertainment and education: An antiquarian society in Edo, 1824-25
The prince who collected scholars: The network of Myoho-in no miya Shinnin Hoshinno (1768-1805)
Legitimising Tokugawa Rule
"Not perfectly good": Some Edo responses to Confucius's characterization of Kings Wen and Wu
Confucianism versus feudalism: The Shoheizaka academy and late Tokugawa reform
Minding the gaps: An early Edo history of Sino-Japanese poetry
The Way of Heaven in 1816: Ideology or rhetoric?
The history and miraculous efficacy of the Black Amida: Its significance for Zojoji and its role in the diffusion of Tokugawa myths
Insincere blessings? Court-Bakufu relations and the creation of engi scrolls in honour of Tokugawa Ieyasu
Western Connections
What's in a name? Padre Joao Rodriguez's discussion of naming practices in his Short grammar of the Japanese language
The Dufu Haruma: An explosive dictionary
The Kurisaki school of sword wound surgery: From Sengoku to Genroku; Nagasaki to Edo (via Manila)
List of publications
List of contributors
Index
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